Elymaids. Phraates. early 2nd century AD. Bronze drachm

Ancient Coins - Elymaids. Phraates. early 2nd century AD. Bronze drachm
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Elam was a Parthian vassel state in the Persian gulf region, with it's capital at Susa.  Phraates was the son of the Elymaid king Orodes.
 
Denomination: AE drachm.
 
Size: 14.4 x 16.1 mm.  Weight: 3.74 grams.
 
Grade: gVF with a dark brown patina.  Nice full strike for this type.
 
Reference: Mitchiner 710 variety.
 
Obverse: Bust of the King left, with an anchor symbol behind.
 
Reverse: Artemis standing right, holding a bow and drawing an arrow from a quiver, with a corrupted Greek inscription around.
 
Provenance: I bought a large group of these from Stephen Album rare coins about 1999, and this is from that group.  As I bought them in bulk so I do not have individual Stephen Album tags for this coin.
Price SKU: vcoin3524
US$ 52.50
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Rates for: 06/19/18

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